Tom Rosqui Biography (1928-)

Full name, Thomas Francis Rosqui; born June 12, 1928, in Oakland, CA; son ofAnthony (a traffic manager) and Sally (a salesperson; maiden name, Jardin) Rosqui; married Erica Fishman (an actress), August 18, 1963.

Nationality
American
Gender
Male
Occupation
actor
Birth Details
June 12, 1928
Oakland, California, United States

Famous Works

  • Credits; Stage Appearances
  • (Stage debut) Caterer's man, The Cocktail Party, Curran Theatre, San Francisco, CA, 1951, then Peter Quilpe, Biltmore Theatre, Los Angeles, CA,1951.
  • Salarino, The Merchant of Venice, Club Theatre, New York City, 1955.
  • Michael, The Fourposter, Red Barn Theatre, Westboro, MA, 1955.
  • Elgin, The Country Girl, Red Barn Theatre, 1955.
  • Uncle, The Golddiggers, Red Barn Theatre, 1955.
  • Witch boy, The Dark of the Moon, Red Barn Theatre, 1955.
  • Steve Stackhouse, Separate Rooms, Red Barn Theatre, 1955.
  • Slater, The Moon is Blue, Red Barn Theatre, 1955.
  • Husband, Meet the Wife, Red Barn Theatre, 1955.
  • Freddie, Getting Gertie's Garter, Red Barn Theatre, 1955.
  • Chesney, Charlie's Aunt, Red Barn Theatre, 1955.
  • Husband, Apron Strings, Red Barn Theatre, 1955.
  • Psychiatrist, Champagne Complex, Red Barn Theatre, 1955.
  • Jose, Cradle Snatchers, Red Barn Theatre, 1955.
  • Levinson, East Lynne, Red Barn Theatre, 1955.
  • Billings, The Happiest Day of Your Life, Red Barn Theatre, 1955.
  • Jake, Sailor Beware, Red Barn Theatre, 1955.
  • Johnny, Lullaby, Studio Theatre, Washington DC, 1956.
  • Prescott, Wake Up, Darling, White Barn Theatre, Irwin, PA, 1956.
  • Serensky, Anastasia, White Barn Theatre, 1956.
  • Ferelli, The Fifth Season, White Barn Theatre, 1956.
  • Bo Decker, Bus Stop, White Barn Theatre, 1956.
  • Heathcliffe, Wuthering Heights, White Barn Theatre, 1956.
  • Lefty McShane, The Hot Corner, White Barn Theatre, 1956.
  • Glenn Griffin, The Desperate Hours, White Barn Theatre, 1956.
  • Harris, Tea and Sympathy, White Barn Theatre, 1956.
  • Jay, A Roomful of Roses, White Barn Theatre, 1956.
  • Solid Gold Cadillac, White Barn Theatre, 1956.
  • The Seven Year Itch, White Barn Theatre, 1956.
  • Callahan, Detective Story, Fred Miller Theatre, Milwaukee, WI, 1957.
  • Michael, Jenny Kissed Me, Fred Miller Theatre, 1957.
  • Tom, The Glass Menagerie, Fred Miller Theatre, 1957.
  • Sanders, Harvey, Fred Miller Theatre, 1957.
  • Pugh, Clutterbuck, Fred Miller Theatre, 1957.
  • Segius, Arms and the Man, Fred Miller Theatre, 1957.
  • Jay, A Roomful of Roses, Fred Miller Theatre, 1957.
  • Jarvis, Member of the Wedding, Fred Miller Theatre, 1957.
  • Nicky, Bell, Book, and Candle, Fred Miller Theatre, 1957.
  • Michael, The Fourposter, Red Barn Theatre, Saugatuck, MI, 1957.
  • Bud, Anniversary Waltz, Red Barn Theatre, Saugatuck, 1957.
  • Uncle Ben, The Little Foxes, Red Barn Theatre, Saugatuck, 1957.
  • The Count, Candlelight, Red Barn Theatre, Saugatuck, 1957.
  • Gil, Janus, Red Barn Theatre, Saugatuck, 1957.
  • Carl, Bus Stop, Red Barn Theatre, Saugatuck, 1957.
  • Stanley Kowalski, Streetcar Named Desire, Red Barn Theatre, Saugatuck, 1957.
  • Don Juan, Don Juan in Hell, Red Barn Theatre, Saugatuck, 1957.
  • Johnny, Roberta, Red Barn Theatre, Saugatuck, 1957.
  • Peg o' My Heart, Red Barn Theatre, Saugatuck, 1957.
  • Write Me a Murder, Red Barn Theatre, Saugatuck, 1957.
  • Paul, A Gift of Fury, The Actor's Workshop, San Francisco, CA, 1958.
  • Hicky, The Iceman Cometh, The Actor's Workshop, 1958.
  • Biff, Death of a Salesman, The Actor's Workshop, 1958.
  • Cleante, The Miser, The Actor's Workshop, 1958.
  • Harry, Prometheus Found, The Actor's Workshop, 1958.
  • Dr. Bonfant, The Waltz of the Toreadors, The Actor's Workshop, 1958.
  • Oedipus, The Infernal Machine, The Actor's Workshop, 1958.
  • Dr. Sugar, Suddenly, Last Summer, The Actor's Workshop, 1958.
  • The Messenger, Cock-a-Doodle-Dandy, The Actor's Workshop, 1958.
  • Clov, The Endgame, The Actor's Workshop, 1958.
  • Judge Hawthorn, The Crucible, The Actor's Workshop, 1958.
  • Muscari, The Busy Martyr, The Actor's Workshop, 1959.
  • George Dillon, Epitaph for George Dillon, The Actor's Workshop, 1959.
  • Dick Dudgeon, The Devil's Disciple, The Actor's Workshop, 1960.
  • Christian Melrose, Saint's Day, The Actor's Workshop, 1960.
  • Eugene d'Ettouville, The Rocks Cried Out, The Actor's Workshop, 1960.
  • Jerry, The Zoo Story, The Actor's Workshop, 1961.
  • Edgar, King Lear, The Actor's Workshop, 1961.
  • John Tarleton, Misalliance, The Actor's Workshop, 1961.
  • Edmund, King Lear, The Actor's Workshop, 1961.
  • Musgrave, Sergeant Musgrave's Dance, The Actor's Workshop, 1961.
  • Title role, Becket, The Actor's Workshop, 1961.
  • Douglas, Henry IV, Part 1, The Actor's Workshop, 1961.
  • Two for the Seesaw, Tunn Theatre, Redwood City, CA, 1962.
  • Malvolio, Twelfth Night, The Actor's Workshop, 1962.
  • Tom, The Glass Menagerie, The Actor's Workshop, 1963.
  • Jack, Telegraph Hill, The Actor's Workshop, 1963.
  • The Inquisitor, Galileo, The Actor's Workshop, 1963.
  • Theobald, The Underpants, The Actor's Workshop, 1963.
  • Sir Politick, Volpone, The Actor's Workshop, 1963.
  • Lord of the Inn, The Taming of the Shrew, The Actor's Workshop, 1963.
  • Aston, The Caretaker, The Actor's Workshop, 1963.
  • Ashuwa, The Caucasion Chalk Circle, The Actor's Workshop, 1963.
  • Dangerfield, The Ginger Man, The Actor's Workshop, 1963, then 1964.
  • Shannon, Night of the Iguana, The Actor's Workshop, 1963, then 1964.
  • Prometheus, The Birds, The Actor's Workshop, 1963, then 1964.
  • Uncle Vanya, The Actor's Workshop, 1965.
  • (Broadway debut) Citizen Barere, Danton's Death, Lincoln Center Repertory Company, Vivian Beaumont Theatre, New York City, 1965.
  • The Country Wife, Vivian Beaumont Theatre, 1965.
  • Frantz, The Condemned of Altoona, Vivian Beaumont Theatre, 1966.
  • Limping man, The Caucasion Chalk Circle, Vivian Beaumont Theatre,1966.
  • Neighbor, The Alchemist, Vivian Beaumont Theatre, 1966.
  • Victor, Yerma, Vivian Beaumont Theatre, 1966.
  • Vitek, The East Wind, Vivian Beaumont Theatre, 1967.
  • He, "Wandering," Henry James, "Stars and Stripes," Man, "Skywriting," Mr.Wilson, "Tour," He, "Camera Obscura," and Jebbie, "Rats," Collision Course (eleven-bill), Cafe Au Go-Go, New York City, 1968.
  • Tom Jason, Brotherhood, St. Mark's Playhouse, New York City, 1970.
  • Sergeant Match, What the Butler Saw, McAlpin Rooftop Theatre, NewYork City, 1970.
  • Saul, L.A. under Siege, Studio Arena Theatre, Buffalo, NY, 1970.
  • Capt. Paul Barret, Defender of the Faith, Plymouth Theatre, New York City, 1970.
  • Harry, "Eli, the Fanaticon," Unlikely Heroes: 3 Phillip Roth Stories, Plymouth Theatre, 1971.
  • Lucky, Waiting for Godot, Sheridan Square Playhouse, New York City, 1971.
  • William Herndon, The Lincoln Mask, Plymouth Theatre, 1972.
  • Steve Hubbel, A Streetcar Named Desire, Vivian Beaumont Theatre, 1973.
  • The Vienna Notes, Center Theatre Group, Mark Taper Forum, Los Angeles, 1979.
  • Jesse/Bush, The American Clock: A Mural for the Theatre, Mark Taper Forum, 1983.
  • Driving around the House, South Coast Repertory Theatre, Costa Mesa, CA, 1986.
  • Tartuffe, Los Angeles Theatre Center, Los Angeles, CA, 1987.
  • Fire marshall, Sarcophagus, Los Angeles Theatre Center, 1988.
  • The Geography of Luck, Los Angeles Theatre Center, 1990.
  • Also appeared as Christy, The Playboy of the Western World, 1957;Canon, Shadow and Substance, 1957; and Jean-Paul Marat, Marat/Sade, 1966.
  • Credits; Film Appearances
  • Bettor, Days of Wine and Roses, Warner Brothers, 1962.
  • Henry, The Crazy Quilt, Farallon, 1966.
  • Madigan, Universal, 1968.
  • Private detective, The Thomas Crown Affair, United Artists, 1968.
  • Defense Attorney Keller, The Pursuit of Happiness, Columbia, 1971.
  • Rocco Lampone, The Godfather, Part II, Paramount, 1974.
  • Jason Morgan, The Great Texas Dynamite Chase, New World Pictures,1976.
  • General Sampson, MacArthur, Universal, 1977.
  • Chief Gill, Defense Play, Trans World, 1988.
  • Norman, Guilty by Suspicion, Warner Brothers, 1991.
  • Also appeared as second patrolman, Heroes, 1977, and Hunter, Airport 77, 1977.
  • Credits; Television Appearances; Movies
  • Detective Phelan, The Connection, ABC, 1973.
  • Father, The Migrants, CBS, 1974.
  • Fletcher, Dead Man on the Run, ABC, 1975.
  • The New, Original Wonder Woman, ABC, 1975.
  • Edwin Knopf, F. Scott Fitzgerald in Hollywood, ABC, 1976.
  • Amos Eran, Raid on Entebbe, NBC, 1977.
  • Sergeant John Guffy, Lady of the House, NBC, 1978.
  • Police commander, Act of Violence, CBS, 1979.
  • Tom Burham, The Night the City Screamed, ABC, 1980.
  • Barney French, Memorial Day, CBS, 1983.
  • Credits; Television Appearances; Series
  • Jason Maxwell, All My Children, ABC, 1972.
  • Credits; Television Appearances; Episodic
  • "The Office Party," Kraft Television Theatre, NBC, 1954.
  • "The Counsel," Kraft Television Theatre, NBC, 1955.
  • Lineup, CBS, 1960.
  • Voice of Edward Weston, "How Young I Was," and "The Strongest Way of Seeing," U.S.A.--Photography, National Educational Television, 1966.
  • Phil, "A Party for Divorce," NT Television Theatre, National Educational Television, 1967.
  • Unemployed man, "A Memory of Two Mondays," Great Performances, PBS, 1974.
  • Fred, Zero Intelligence, ABC, 1976.*

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